Dubai will be hosting World Expo 2020. Preparations have already started and this includes new hotels. Groups planning trips to Dubai will be pleased to find a number of new hotels in development.
At the beginning of the year, Dubai had 428 hotels with 64,800 rooms. This figure is set to double by 2020.
As previously discussed on the Cvent Event Blog, the Four Seasons Dubai is now open. It's a beach property in close proximity to the business area.
Room categories at the new 237-oom Four Seasons Dubai at Jumeirah Beach include Four Seasons Sea-View Suite, Four Seasons Junior Suites, and 3 speciality suites (Presidential, Royal, and Imperial).
There are 5 meeting and function spaces including the 6,351-square-foot ballroom with a capacity of 360 for dining.
Designed in the Beaux-Arts architectural style, St. Regis' 234-room property slated to open next month in Dubai will have 8 meeting rooms. Accommodation will include 51 Signature Suites and a Royal Suite. Butler service will be available 24/7. A musical fountain will enhance this development.
Hard Rock Hotel Dubai Marina
Nearing completion, the 281-room Hard Rock Hotel Dubai Marina occupies the first 33 floors of the 101-storey building, the 2nd tallest building in Dubai. Room categories include Deluxe Rooms, Studio Suites, and Rock Star Suites. The property features 550 square meters of function space. This family-friendly property will have a Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club.
On the Horizon
Here are 2 properties that will definitely become iconic as soon as they open:
Adding elegance to the options available near the Dubai Creek, 214 room Palazzo Versace Dubai is taking shape. This will be an ultra-luxury resort with finishing touches added by Versace of course. Furniture will be from the Versace Home Collection. Here is a sneak peak.
Damac Paramount Dubai
Groups will have to wait until Q3, 2019 to enjoy the glamour of the 64-storey Damac Paramount Dubai with a sky-high hotel lobby is already taking shape. Features will include 8 themed restaurants, a cigar lounge, and a rooftop infinity pool offering panoramic views of Dubai.
Here are more Dubai: Luxury Hotel Brand Openings on the Horizon.